Missing and Never Forgotten
Ethel Louise Atwell
Missing since October 24, 1978 from Staten Island, New York
156 to 162 lbs.
Case # 109-12
Hair- fully permed or curly
Clothing - Buttons were missing off of coat, missing one shoe. Car keys were found.
Ethel Louise Atwell 47yrs was abducted from her job Staten Island Development center on Tuesday October 24, 1978.(physical Therapist Aide at
Willow Brook State Institution) She arrived approx. 5:30am and had apparently arrived on the jobsite at 6:00am. Shortly thereafter apparently
after she had gotten out of her car, Several employees in the building where she was schedule to work, Heard someone say come on, come on. they
next heard Ms. Atwell respond, No, you'll beat me, you'll beat me and then she screamed. Ethel was dragged
from a parking lot there as she was about to get out of her carand never seen again.
Det. Patrick Savage
Staten Island, New York Police
DNA Research Coordinator
Richmond County District Attorney's Office